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View from atop Monkey Face Trail, view of Horseshoe Lake and the city of Chico

Hiking is healing: finding peace during the pandemic

Carrington Power, Reporter // February 3, 2022

The towering red arches of Utah’s Moab desert was the last place I expected to find one of the greatest joys in my life. At first, it was just a quick pit stop on a family vacation. However, it turned...

The new hype: Eyebrow threading

Janette Estrada // February 13, 2019

Name the single most important vanity feature with the potential to change your facial structure. You guessed it: eyebrows.Through thick and thin, the beauty of brows continues to be a popular trend. With...

#BratzChallenge: A false image of beauty

Janette Estrada // February 10, 2019

Let’s go back to the good ol’ days when toys were the key to our heart. Two words: Bratz Dolls. Ring a bell? As a child, being gifted a Bratz Doll made you the coolest kid on the block. Following...

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

Vegetarians: Follow the golden rule

Sam Rios and Dongyoung Won // April 21, 2016

So you’ve made the decision to become a vegetarian?One minute you’re feeling high and mighty, the next you catch yourself in a Red Lobster reciting "Finding Nemo" in your head. “Fish...

Esquire Ali, a junior anthropology major, along with other members of the Vibe Tribe, celebrate and promote the lifestyle of SCHWOG through music. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Musician advocates mindset that rejects social norms

Nick Bragg // April 24, 2015

Imagine a life with no gender-specific roles and with complete freedom from oppression and control tactics. Local musician Esquire Ali has been promoting a lifestyle he calls "SCHWOG," which stands...

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